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>> you know, if there's ever an opportunity for me to rally the troops, now might be the time. >> good evening. i'm erin coleman. >> the knee injury carson wentz suffered out west will cost the mvp candidate the remainder of the season. the bird sz faithful are coming to grips with the reality that the team's playoff run will not include number 11. >> it is definitely heartbreaking and pretty disappointing. fortunately, the team is a one-trip pony. >> so the eegs gels will turn to nick foles to lead the home stretch to victory after wentz's early exit. >> the eagles have super bowl dreams taking over at qb. >> nick foles was drafted by the ig gels way back in 2012 and he knows what it is like to take
over the position after having to fill in for michael vick. that year, he threw 27 touchdowns and his two interceptions and 13 games, including seven touchdowns after an nfl record and traded to the rams in 2015 and ended up in kansas city with his own coach last year and signed as a free alth this year. doug pederson made it clear that the eagles are moving forward with a positive outlook. >> nick has played a ton of football and i was here when we drafted him and got him again off season for a reason and you never want it to be under these circumstances but at the same time, and to the fans out there, they can't lose faith. this has been a resilient football team all season long
and, you know, if there's ever an opportunity for me as head football coach to rally the troops, now might be the time. >> now with all of the focus on wentz's season being over, it's easier to forget the eagles are still 11-2 and assuring them a top four season in the playoffs and a first round buy in their sights. much more on the birds moving forward and until then, marshal harris, nbc 10, sports philadelphia. >> nbc 10 is your eagles station as we head into the giants matchup. count on nbc 10 all week long leading up to game day. >> we are tracking snow. the first alert radar will be coming to parts of our area. lehigh valley with snow in the overnight hours. the ppl building and allentown.
>> the people here of cambelback mountain welcome the snow and after the snow passes, the dangerous cold sets in and that's why we are getting ready for the conditions. >> glenn "hurricane" schwartz is tracking the busy weather day. glenn? >> winter is kind of week that we're going to be seeing. we've seen that in the last several days and this is going to continue. a mix of clouds and fair skies across the philadelphia area. more clouds in wilmington with our camera there. we're also starting to see a build-up of moisture in central pennsylvania although that's not reaching the ground and the solid area of snow is going into northern new england. we're just going to be on the edge of this and you'll see it as we go through the night tonight. the clouds thicken up and here comes white snow. generally for the pocono
mountains tomorrow morning, perhaps a little bit in berks county and lehigh valley, even there it could be a mixture of rain and temperatures stay above freezing. we're going to see warming of the atmosphere during the night tonight and things dry out and then really cool down during the day tomorrow. we could see temperatures, again, just barely getting to the freezing mark later tonight and then going up towards morning. so by 7:00 a.m., lehigh valley could be above freezing even if we're getting a mix of rain and snow. we'll talk about how cold it's going to get coming up. >> don't leave home tomorrow morning without the nbc 10 app. snow or rain may hit your neighborhood and how it will impact your commute with the hour-by-hour forecast. >> the moment a pipe bomb exploded in a crowded new york
city corridor late this afternoon. we've learned new information about the suspect. police say he built the bomb at his brooklyn apartment and learned how to do it online. lauren mayk is live from new york city. what is it like there for the evening rush? >> and bustling new york city street, look across the way. we noticed something since 4:00. that entrance to the port authority bus terminal was closed and then it was open now. and you can still see a stepped up and visible police presence. chaos and confusion in new york city. boom. and then i just went upstairs.
>> security videos show a pipe bomb exploding inside the bus terminal. and this shows the man who tried to blow himself up and injured others in a failed attempt of a suicide bombing. >> this is based on a pipe bomb and it was affixed to his person with a combination of velcro and zip ties. >> he had wounds to his body. >> reporter: his name is akayed ullah, 27 and in the united states for the last seven years with ties in bangladesh. he was angry over muslims being killed and the world.
it's now become the latest crime scene for what the mayor calls an attempted terrorist attack. in a city that has seen more than its fair shares. >> we are learning a little more on the suspect who was living in brooklyn. he was originally from bangladesh and he was an electrician at a former taxi driver. live in new york city, lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> any idea why he chose that location to detonate the bomb? >> reporter: nbc news is learning more about this and he had in mind the timing of the attack and has seen in that passageway a holiday image and that's why he chose that location. erin, back to you.
>> here's a live look at 30th street station. police say they have added extra officers even though there was no direct threats to the city. >> we already have a lot of resources in center city and in the transportation areas and we shifted police presence in these areas and special operations in the philly pd and patrol. >> riders said they felt safer as they headed to work and school. our coverage continues on nbc 10. ted greenberg has spoke about the biggest worries that she has about this attack. >> authorities are issuing new alerts from smoke and ash from the growing wildfires there. they are warning people to stay indoors, avoid outdoor activities and neighbors say
smoke is so thick that visibility is down to a few feet and a layer of ash is now coating the streets. >> and more than 20 people were evacuated into the cold last night when a fire started just before 9:00. police officers were the first to get there. they saved a man stuck on his balcony. one officer was burned and he was taken to the hospital. no one else was hurt. the revel casino and hotel will reopen in may. >> a group based in denver is expected to pay $200 million for the property and spend another $175 million fixing up the place. the current owner bought the revel for $82 million in bankruptcy court. the revel costs $2.4 billion to build. a call for a christmas miracle for some b.a.r.t. riders. they want him to change
d.a.r.t.'s plan. >> all of them people are in wheelchairs. >> the new scheduled change will take place on sunday. camden county college will offer new shuttle service and it will travel between cam ben and gloucester township starting january 17th. a nursing student suggested the idea and started a petition that got hundreds of signatures. camden county college is one of the local community colleges in new jersey. as everyone waits to see where amazon will put their city headquarters, the committee of the whole heard from those who worked on the amazon pitch.
and amazon is ex approximate equitied to make a decision on where to build the next headquarters next year. coming up all new at 5:00, making sense of today's botched terrorist attack in new york. people were trying to go on with their way of life. >> a special agent concerexplait concerns him the most about today's attack. the shocking number of young people who are dealing with undiagnosed mental health issues. plus -- >> they called me ugly and say i have no friends. >> the bullied boy touching america's hearts tonight and the big name who is have now been inspired by his tears.
it is down to the wire tonight. the election in alabama has caught the country's attention. roy moore looks to snatch a senate seat as he denies allegations of sexual misconduct. it's a contest that could reshape washington's political landscape. also coming to light, moore's couldn't verse yell career as a prosecutor and a judge. jay gray has a closer look at the campaign.
>> reporter: less than 24 hours before the polls open and these two have very different strategies. >> i want to make sure that people hear from doug jones. >> reporter: the democrat is crisscrossing the state shaking as many hands and talking to as many voters as he can while pointing out republican roy moore is not. >> it only goes to show that he cares more about his personal agenda than he does the people of alabama. >> reporter: moore has been silent and be a sent for the last week. moore continues to deny that he abused teenage girls. >> i did not date underaged women and i did notç molest anyone. >> reporter: debbie gibson said she dated him for 2 1/2 months. >> it's not appropriate.
it's just creeper and i did not have that sense at the time. >> reporter: she calls moore a liar and unfit for the senate and now another voices also weighing in. >> hi, this is president donald trump and i need alabama to go vote for roy moore. it is so important. >> reporter: a robo call from president trump is making the rounds in alabama. like jones in the final hours of this campaign. jay gray, nbc 10 news. a group of local elected officials and activists are calling on congress for more help for puerto rico. a letter was signed asking the legislators to extend the child tax credit and move the cap to medicaid. the request is for people living on the island and those who have sought refuge elsewhere. >> in lehigh valley, we have over 200 families who make sure
that they have health benefits, that they have schools, that their children are taken care of. >> so far the group has raised more than $300,000 for people of puerto rico. turning to our weather here at home, we are racing right now for some biting cold. plus, in some parts of the area as well, right? >> a limited portion of the area gets the snow tomorrow morning but everybody is going to get the bitter cold air that's coming in starting tomorrow night and last through wednesday night and it's pretty early in the season if it's extreme. we're not talking about record weather but our bodies haven't adjusted to this kind of a chill. gusts up to 40 plus miles an hour during the day on wednesday, of course, making it feel even colder. right now we have very little wind that's getting dark and the temperatures are dropping a little bit. 40 in philadelphia now. 30s in much of the rest of the area.
but as the clouds increase later tonight, the temperature may actually start going up. and that, of course, would help us out. in philly, it's only 35 in parkside. 38 in west mount airy and fox chase. temperature here's, most of the city, staying above freezing during the night tonight and especially by tomorrow morning. you can see some of the moisture already increasing in central pennsylvania. it's not reaching the ground yet but the atmosphere is getting juiced up and greatest amount of precipitation near buffalo. that's headed right into new england. so that's not going to be bothering us. this is a very weak system. a limited time period and, as you can see, during the morning rush, it's warm enough even for rain in chester, bucks, montgomery counties and even parts of the lehigh valley and berks county and best chance of
any snow is in the pocono mountain. this is one small systems. as we go through thursday, we have a system impressive coming in from the west. it will be so cold, though, that anything would be snow and any snow would have a tendency to stick as opposed to tomorrow morning. look at the temperatures here. could see a little bit of snow in shanksville but up in the lehigh valley and berks county, a little bit of snow early and changing to a little bit of rain. temperatures go well above freezing once precipitation ends. and you can see tomorrow afternoon temperatures well into the 40s to even 50 degrees in the afternoon. then the arctic air hits and here's the feels-like
temperature as we go through the night tonight. actually feeling colder this evening than it will tomorrow morning and there we are tomorrow afternoon. feeling like 37 in philadelphia and then by 7:30, like that, down to 22 in philly. 17 in allentown and pottstown and by tomorrow, wednesday morning, now the wind is gusting to over 40 and the temperatures and single digit windchills. by afternoon, it's feeling like it's in the teens. wednesday night into the teens, it's going to be a very chilly period here. now, as we go through the rest of the week, we have a chance of light snow thursday and no better chance of snow on friday. the weekend is basically looking dry and sunday is the warmest day and then we have some other chances for some light snow next week, too.
another holiday is getting set to tow the rubber in pennsylvania once again. >> roy holiday's son said he's committed to pitch at penn state university. his dad died last month after crashing his plane off the gulf coast. the ntsb is still investigating that crash. halladay won four seasons with the phils. he's also a two-time winner of the cy young award. ♪ i like that version right there. the philadelphia orchestra congratulating the eagles for winning a division and posted this video to their instagram account it's their performance of the eagles fight song. a video include as caption that also included carson wentz a speedy recovery. the delaware 87ers are hoping to promote students of
the state in newcastle today and as we wa much them right here, this is the second year of the team's read 87 program. >> all right. energy. all new at 5:00, a viewer got scared as she said someone tried to get into her home. >> the product she bought didn't put her mind at ease. her story is coming up. and baby benefits. why you really love locking eyes with little ones. what new research reveals next on nbc 10 news at 5:00. michael: i'm thankful that
i'm alive and have a second chance. james: i'm thankful for the help and the opportunity that i received. darlene: i'm thankful to be able to help people in crisis. vanessa: i'm thankful that addiction is treatable, and that help is available. christie: new jersey is experiencing a heroin epidemic fueled by opioid painkillers. but if you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, i want you to know: we are here for you. this holiday season, choose help. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov. how's it going down there? that's good. lica misses you. i'm over it though. (laughter) that's fine. i miss her more than you anyway. ♪ ♪ hey, my window is closing. yeah that's okay. alright miles. i love you. (phone hangs up) ♪ ♪ yeah i love you too. ♪ ♪
today was a series of events statewide over the next three weeks and students and faculty at participating schools with volunteers for the competition for special olympics competitors to create their own shining moments. all right. speaking of sports, lebron james and dale earnhardt jr. and justin bieber -- >> they are sending their support to a sixth greater in knoxville who says he's being bullied in school. >> people that are different don't need to be criticized about it. it's not their fault.
but if you are made fun of, just don't let it bother you. stay strong, i guess. it's hard. >> wow. that's keaton jones. his mother recorded this video and then posted it on facebook. it's received more than 22 million views. keaton says children at school tease him about his nose, say he has no friends and poured milk on him. wow. well, there is a scientific reason why we love to stare at babies and why they love to stare right back. a small study from the uk finds our brain waves will come in sync when we gaze at one another. that eye contact appears to prompt babies to communicate by making cute sounds that we love. other studies show that heart
rate can sync when parents and babies interact. >> you've got to experience that twice. it's amazing. it's a blessing. next at 5:00, the threat posed by today's botched terror attack in new york. it's very scary. that's what it's designed for. all new at 5:00, a former special fbi agent explains what he knows about the suspect based on the bomb he used. house of horrors. that's how a judge describes a pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty to child sex crimes. what police want to know about a portion of his timeline. that's new at 5:00. plus, santas show up to a car crash in delaware county. what they were doing on the side of the road. coming up at 6:00.
we're following several big stories tonight at 5:30. an arctic blast is approaching. windchills dive into our area and we have issued a first alert. coming up in the next half hour, see how wentz is prepared for his surgery. we're learning more about a man behind the terror-related it attack in new york city. akayed ullah injured himself and
three others. the bangladeshi man is in custody. >> ted greenberg has that story all new at 5:00. >> reporter: chaos and panic during the morning commute in new york caused by an explosion in a crowded subway kcorridor. >> it's very scary. that's what it's designed for. >> reporter: a terrorism expert and former long-time fbi special agent is managing partner of the atlantic county-based and a sign
he had little experience. >> it appears this gentleman just wasn't that adapt at construction. >> reporter: today's incident coming just six weeks after the halloween truck attack on a manhattan bike path that killed eight people. >> the thing that i'm most concerned about is that people see these isolated incidents and think isis is coming. >> she believes it's important to closely look at how some people are using the internet and social media to connect themselves to violent movements to make a statement. >> there are people in this country who feel isolated, who may be angry, who may be disagreeing with policy decisions that are being made or feel stigmatized or discriminated against. >> people are trying to attack our way of life and it's really up to individual citizens to be
alert, particularly during the holiday season. if something makes you uncomfortable, you see something, say something about it. >> experts say despite the recent events, we still need to go out and live our lives. they say if fear prevents us from doing that, then those who want to cause terror are meeting their goals. live in our jersey shore bureau, i'm ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. we sent lauren mayk to new york as soon as we got word of the attack. she has a live report at 6:00. >> turning to your weather now, nbc 10 in collinsworth there is still snow on the ground. not surprisingly. a cold day out there. you don't want to leave the house without a coat on. come tomorrow night, you might not want to leave the house at all. >> no. >> a frigid arctic blast is heading straight for ourç regi. >> just say it. >> glenn "hurricane" schwartz joins us now with the forecast.
>> erin, one place that is going to be very happy with the weather and it's going to be happy for the rest of the month at least. something in the poconos skiers are loving the weather pattern from pennsylvania all the way up through new england. going to get a little more snow. late tonight and tomorrow morning in the poconos. we're starting to see a little bit of an increase in moisture already. not reaching the ground yet in central pennsylvania but obviously some of this is towards buffalo, a little more around cleveland. nothing too well organized, as you can see. this is not going to be a major storm by any stretch and then, as you can see, tomorrow morning, light snow, it starts to come in towards the poconos, it's warm enough so that it could even cause rain in berks county and lehigh valley, philadelphia, places in the south are not going to have any issues with that. you are going to have issues
with the chill. not after tomorrow afternoon but starting tomorrow night. that's why we have the first alert. i'll tell you more about that coming up. and as the arctic blast approaches, be sure you download the free nbc 10 app temperatures in your neighborhood. well, police are looking for three people who abducted a man from his germantown home. he knocked on a door around 11:00 last night and when he answered a woman and man stormed in with a gun, ransacked the home and forced him into his vehicle. they picked up a third suspect, drove to an atm and forced the victim to withdraw cash. the suspect took off with his car. nbc 10 in camden county where a water main break left 40 homes and businesses without water near west atlantic avenue. repairs should be finished by
8:00 tonight. >> in chester county, if you haven't cleared off the snow from your car, police pulled over drivers who still had snow on their windows. the pennsylvania drivers are required to clear snow from all four windows on their cars. in middlesex county, punishment for a professor for a social media post. michael is a food science professor at the school. he's now barred from teaching required courses and must attend cultural sensitivity training. the professor was accused of posting anti-semitic cartoons on facebook. he said his account was hacked. for a second straight year, army vested navy off the field. the philadelphia convention visitors bureau estimates that the weekend's full of events is estimated to have brought in more than $30 million. the final numbers are still
being tallied. the good news is, a great game. >> well, ahead at 5:00, a man who admitted to child sex crimes is going to jail for life. and now police are trying to fill in the blanks on his timeline to say if more victims are out there. all new at 5:00, the staggering number of young american children suffering from mental health issues. close call. the important deadline coming up this week if you want your holiday presents delivered on time.
the numbers for kids at risk for mental health issues are staggering. 15 million kids have a diagnosable mental emotional or behavioral disorder. but 80% of them are not receiving any treatment. the american psychiatric association says half of the cases of mental illness began by age 14. tonight on "nightly news," you'll hear more about what has led to the increase of these disorders and the innovative programs created to deal with them. catch "nightly news" with lester holt right here on nbc 10 after the news at 6:00.
it's time to get your flu shot. in pennsylvania, more than 1,000 cases of the flu have been confirmed. state officials will release an update on those numbers tomorrow. new jersey does not track individual cases. as christmas quickly approaches, the postal service says it's ready to deliver more than 15 billion pieces of holiday-related mail. 850 million of those items are packages. that's a 10% increase from last year. the postal service recommends placing your orders by this thursday to make sure it makes it to your destination before christmas. experts say right now is a good time to shop for airfares while everyone else is trying to get your christmas shopping done, you can fly for less. but experts say there are a few days you should avoid. >> you look at airfare, the best thing that you can do now is really avoid the peak travel days, which are going to be december 23rd and the 26th.
traveling on the holiday can really help you out for savings. >> for those who enjoy the winter weather, there's a top ski destinations that are colorado and utah and for those who want to escape it, costa rica is a popular destination this year. wawa is making a slash in the nation's capital. the first wawa store is the chain's largest property. the 9,000 square foot store is opening this thursday in northwest d.c. turning now to your weather, much colder temperatures are on the way. glenn? >> no doubt about it. an arctic blast is approaching our region. it's going to bring dangerously cold temperatures with it. how low is it going to go? that's in my forecast, next. 5,000 pieces of evidence. how police pegged this man for crimes against children. why more charges could follow today's life sentence. medical marijuana could help children with autism. the first of its kind study happening at a philadelphia hospital. all new at 6:00.
a bucks county man will spend the rest of his life in prison. why? >> william thomas said he's sorry for what he did but he lived in a us ho of sexuhouse o horrors. he was sent to prison for the rest of his life. deanna durante has more. deanna? >> reporter: many people were in this courtroom to say how william thomas impacted their lives. he asked thomas why after he gave him money for food and pay his heating bill, why he would
molest his daughter. >> he will never be able to do this again and harm another child for as long as he lives. >> reporter: these three women say they were too young to know what was happening and how to stop it. thomas was trusted, they say, and thomas used that trust to abuse and rape them. prosecutors say they found more than 5,000 pieces of evidence in thomas''s fall township trail are from dolls to drawings of pictures he took of the abuse. some kids were sleeping and others, they say, too young to talk. >> i urge people to stand up and stop sweeping under the rug because there's so much going on in today's society with sexual assault and people are not coming forward and not standing up and not getting the justice that is deserved. >> reporter: they say they are grateful thomas is going to prison and as for the apology, he gave in court, the judge said thomas was only sorry he got
caught. evidence of the crime goes back decades. to date, seven victims have been discovered. >> reporter: investigators say they would like to fill that hole and they say that thomas had collected many items. they say at the time of his arrest, they found hundreds of pairs of underwear in his trailer. and they say when he was arrested, he had a pair of little girl's underwear tucked into his pants. if you have any information on this case, despite the sentencing, as more victims come forward, they will file more charges. reporting live in doylestown, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. the best chance of snow in the morning is the pocono
mountains. they like it the most and it takes care of the business and all the way up through new england, great ski conditions through christmas week. we have some snow on the radar right now. it's high up there. it's not reaching the ground yet in pennsylvania. back to the west and much to new york and eastern ohio, it's reaching the ground and some of that area is moving to the east. the clouds will be increasing and by tomorrow morning, a little bit of light snow up towards the poconos and it will be warm enough because temperatures are warming through the night for it to be rain in parts of berks county and lehigh valley for the first thing in the morning and the temperatures should be above the freezing mark throughout the area. so not anticipating any significant driving problems. then the problems in the afternoon happen because we're going to be seeing temperatures going into the 30s by afternoon and then it's going to get even
colder as we head toward tomorrow night. that is going to be when we get really cold and we're going to be seeing these areas of snow come in not just tomorrow but the bigger system is going to be coming in on thursday. and on thursday, here comes an area of light snow. remember how cold it is going to be on wednesday and wednesday night? that snow would stick. so thursday is more of a threat than tomorrow morning and then on friday it's more of a threat than thursday with some snow. nothing big but enough to be an inconvenience. clouds thickening up tonight and you can see the temperatures generally above freezing by tomorrow morning. look at that. near 40 degrees in philadelphia. upper 30s in lehigh valley. so it's going to be later in the day tomorrow where the temperatures really start plunging. and look at these feels-like temperatures.
actually, going up during the night tonight, so tomorrow's not going to start off that cold and it's not going to be that cold in the afternoon. if you're staying out through later tomorrow night, you better prepare for winter because it feels like 17 by 8:00 tomorrow night and allentown and in pottstown and then as we head into wednesday morning, that's when it's the coldest. it's feeling like single digits. it's going to warm up after that, though. we'll get into that a little later. next at 5:00, home security concerns. >> one woman came to nbc 10 when she got a monitor to help with her security at home and it failed. and a local lawmaker is calling on president trump to resign and now the white house is firing back. one of several stories we're working on, all new at 6:00. michael: i'm thankful that i'm alive and have a second chance. james: i'm thankful for the help and the opportunity that i received.
darlene: i'm thankful to be able to help people in crisis. vanessa: i'm thankful that addiction is treatable, and that help is available. christie: new jersey is experiencing a heroin epidemic fueled by opioid painkillers. but if you or someone you love is struggling with addiction, i want you to know: we are here for you. this holiday season, choose help. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov. ♪ ♪ (radio playing in background) ♪ ♪
into welcome back. lester holt is joining us right now. >> he has a look on "nbc nightly news." hey, lester. >> keith and erin, thank you. the failure that likely saved lives and an alarming look at the prevalence of child depression and the science that could turn that around tonight on "nbc nightly news."
for now, back to you in philly. >> see you then. a device that is supposed to help an alarm go off when the front door opens. >> the monitor stopped working and so she reached out to harry hairston. >> our viewer says she purchased this item for safety reasons. >> reporter: this is margaret mccormick. she told us her frightening story. >> i heard this noise and i'm like, what is that? i thought i should get something. she purchased two items from best buy. one for herself and the other for her fiance. ring door bell let's you use your cell phone to see who is at your door. >> for a week they were good. after that, they started not
working. >> reporter: mccormick says after the next two weeks, she kept trying to get the item to work. three weeks after her purchase, she tried to return the items to best buy. >> best buy told me they have a two-week return policy. >> so she got good news and they promised to send her a refund. >> but i never saw one. >> reporter: she called several times. >> hello? >> reporter: over the next three weeks. >> they would put me on hold and i was getting disconnected. >> reporter: she reached out to nbc 10 responds and we contacted ring doorbell. they wouldn't tell us what caused the delay but said it is serious about satisfaction and there was no intent to delay a refund. just a few days after we got involved, she got her money. >> all right. thank you. >> reporter: listen, folks, we can not say this enough. make sure you ask about the return policy before making the purchase. some policies require you to
return items for a full refund within a set time frame. also, some return policies may charge you a restocking fee. so, with a lesson to learn when you do your shopping and during this holiday season. >> it's all about providing a great service, right? you get the hug at the end. >> hey, that's the great thing. >> it's a reward. >> santa claus won't talk to me anymore. let's take a look at our recovery counter. it's at $841,570 going back to you, our viewers. >> harry, thank you. nbc 10 news at 6:00 is next. >> how to win without carson wentz. >> why two men dressed up like
square. men dressed up as santa claus showed up to a car crash with four nuns inside. right now at 6:00, every eagles' fans nightmare. carson wentz has a season-ending injury. i'm jacqueline london. >> and i'm jim rosenfield. doug pederson announced that wentz tore his acl. >> coach pederson thinks his team can overcome this huge loss. >> you can't lose faith. this has been a resilient football team. >> tonight we're asking fans if they believe the super bowl is still possible. >> for that, let's go to nbc
10's cydney long live at lincoln financial field. cydney? >> reporter: carson wentz is side lined for the rest of the season having to have surgery. some fans consider the super bowl dream simply out of reach but others we talked to say there is definitely still a shot and they are refusing to give up hope. it's a crushing blow. >> i'm concerned about carson but i think -- >> reporter: carson wentz's torn acl has fans torn with grief. >> it's just coming crashing down. >> reporter: fans are praying for carson's speedy recovery and they know nick foles can't do it alone. >> my confidence is extremely high in nick. you saw what he did in that game last night. >> reporter: he's not stepping in blind, saying he was brought in for s